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James SHEPARD

James SHEPARD

Male *[1761] - 1818

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  • Name James SHEPARD 
    Born *[1761] 
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1762] 
    • Pension
    Residence 30 Sep 1777  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Massachusetts State Archives Collection
      Volume 322 Page 180
      Bawltown letter dated 13 September 1777

      A list of the men's names in the Plantation of Bawltown [Balltown, Whitefield/Jefferson] from sixteen years and upwards agreeable to an act of Cort [sic] December 9th 1776

      Mecres Carr Capt
      Joshua Little 1st Lieut
      Benjn King 2nd Lieut
      Ephraim Brown Sergt
      Jonathan Bartlett [Sergt]
      Jacob Rowel [Sergt]
      James Murphy [Sergt]
      Samuell Parmer Corpl [Palmer?]
      Samuell Whitman [Corpl]
      Timothy Ferrin [Corpl]
      Thomas Grover [Corpl]

      Petter Dow
      Solln Clark
      Wllm Boynton
      Saml Bawl [Ball]
      John Boynton
      Jeri Brand [Bran, Brann]
      Isaac Brand
      Stephen Belden
      Thoms Cunningham
      Moses Cooper
      Thoms Day
      John Decker
      John Fish
      John Philbrook [Philbrick]
      Ebenezr Philbrook
      Jonathn Philbrook
      Andrew Gledden [Glidden]
      Arnold Gledden
      Asse Heath
      Saml Jonson [Johnson]

      Joseph Rogers
      James Reves [Reeves, Reaves]
      James Turner
      James Shepard
      John Duely [Dooley]
      Ebenez Grover
      Benjn Dow
      Charles Gledden
      Enoch Averil
      Caleb Bartlet [Bartlett]
      Leonard Cooper
      Caleb Conselis?
      Patrick Fallon
      Jonas Jonston Davis
      James Emery
      Stephen Grover
      Davi Huchens [Hutchins, Hitchings]
      Jonathan Heath
      Isaac Heath
      Daniel Lumber? [Plummer?]
      Nathan Longfello [Longfellow]
      [Jeremiah?] Norris
      Jonthn? Peaslee
      Oliver Peaslee
      Ezekiel Peaslee
      ? ?z? [Jonathan Noyes? Thomas Trask?]
      ?

      Ezekiel Sterns [Stearns]
      Thomas Turner
      Nicklas Turner
      Jonah Vining
      John Woodman Senr
      Ralph Chiney [Cheney]
      Willm Carr
      John Woodman Junr
      Abner Ford
      Ebenezer Philbrook
      Jonathan Bartlet
      Michael Gledden
      Joseph Bartlett
      Benj Kinney [Kenney]
      Joshua Chamberlin [Chamberlain]
      Richard Turner

      Mecres Carr Capt
      Joshua Littl Lieut
      Benjn King Lieut
      Benjn Stickney Clerk
    Assessed 1791  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pension
    • Surviving widow. See file.
    Residence [MILITARY]  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1800  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Sheppard Jr
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Sheppard Jr
      [James Sheppard Junior]
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Balltown, Lincoln , Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 9
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Balltown, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 351; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Residence 1810  Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Shepherd
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Shepherd
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Jefferson , Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine; Roll: 12; Page: 290; Image: 00294; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Died 24 Jul 1818  Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pension
    Residence 1820  Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Shepard
      in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Shepard
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 2
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 4
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine; Page: 72; NARA Roll: M33_36; Image: 49
    Person ID I57683  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father James SHEPARD,   b. 1731?, Dorcester, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1815? 
    Mother Lydia GULLIVER,   b. 3 Jun 1736?,   d. 1776? 
    Married 1756  Milton, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lydia Gulliver
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: Lydia Gulliver
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 1756
      Marriage Place: Milton, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: James Shepard
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      both of Milton, Norfolk, MA
    Family ID F16596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary PRESSEY,   b. [1761],   d. 13 Aug 1843 
    Married 23 Nov 1780  New Milford, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pension
    Family ID F18408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution

  • Notes 
    • Balltown 1791: James Shepherd 1 poll, James Shepherd Jr 1 poll, Will Shepherd 1 poll
      Liberty Men: Nil
      Lincoln County Probate Index: Nil
    • James Shepard
      in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Shepard
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 2
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 4
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine; Page: 72; NARA Roll: M33_36; Image: 49
    • James Shepherd
      mentioned in the record of James Shepherd and Nancy Noyes
      Name James Shepherd
      Birth Date 15 Jan 1796
      Spouse's Name Nancy Noyes
      Spouse's Birth Date 19 Dec 1795
      Event Date Aug 1815
      Event Place Civil, Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine
      Citing this Record
      "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4XQ-K5H : 10 February 2018), James Shepherd and Nancy Noyes, Aug 1815; citing Civil, Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 11,036.
      Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M52111-1
      System Origin Maine-EASy
      GS Film number 11036

      James Shepherd
      mentioned in the record of James Shepherd and Nancy Noyes
      Name James Shepherd
      Spouse's Name Nancy Noyes
      Event Date Aug 1815
      Event Place Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine
      Citing this Record
      "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4F6-4LZ : 10 February 2018), James Shepherd and Nancy Noyes, Aug 1815; citing Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 11,036.
      Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M52111-1
      System Origin Maine-ODM
      GS Film number 11036
    • https://archives.mainegenealogy.net/2006/07/early-vital-records-of-jefferson-part_12.html

      Early Vital Records of Jefferson (Part 2)
      Source: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 73 (July 1919). Notes in double brackets are original to the text; notes in single brackets are my own.
      Part 1
      [p. 165]
      EARLY VITAL RECORDS OF JEFFERSON, ME.
      Communicated by Harold Lewis Bond of Newton, Mass.

      James Shepherd born 15th January 1796.
      Nancy Noyes [born] 19th December 1795.
      Married [__] August 1815.
      Their children
      Nancy Shepherd born 9th February 1816.
      Louis N. [born] 22nd April 1819.
      Carlton J. [born] 15th December 1820.
      James Jr. [born] 5th May 1826.
      Llewellyn [born] 8th January 1828.
      Ruth Ann [born] 31st May 1834.
      Emery W. [born] 17th April 1836.
    • James Shepard
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872
      Name: James Shepard
      Year Range: 1818-1832
      Pension Office Place: Massachusetts, USA
      The National Archives; Washington, D.C.; Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury; Record Group Title: Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group Number: 217; Series Number: T718; Roll Number: 2
      ...
      James Shepard private on roll 28 March 1818 died 22 August 1823

      James Shepard
      in the U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930
      Name: James Shepard
      Event: Death
      Death Date: Abt 1823
      Death Place: Boston
      Newspaper: Columbian Centinel
      Publication Date: 27 Aug 1823
      Publication Place: Massachusetts, USA
      Call Number: 485704
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.


      James Shepard
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
      Name: James Shepard
      Pension Year: 1819
      Application State: Massachusetts
      Applicant Designation: Survivor's Pension Application File
      Archive Publication Number: M804
      Archive Roll Number: 2169
      Total Pages in Packet: 15
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      James Shepard r Boston served from CT

      James Shepard
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: James Shepard
      Event Type: Death
      Death Date: 23 Aug 1823
      Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts
      Father Name: James Shepard
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      James Shepard
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: James Shepard
      Event Type: Death
      Death Date: 2 Aug 1823
      Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts
      Father Name: James Shepard
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      James Shepard
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: James Shepard
      Event Type: Burial
      Death Date: abt 1823
      Burial Date: 24 Aug 1823
      Burial Place: Boston, Massachusetts
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    • James Shepherd
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
      Name: James Shepherd
      Pension Year: 1819
      Application State: Maine
      Applicant Designation: Widow's Pension Application File
      Second Applicant Name: Mary Shepherd
      Second Applicant Pension Year: 1843
      Second Applicant Application State: Maine
      Archive Publication Number: M804
      Archive Roll Number: 2170
      Total Pages in Packet: 49
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      [Pages]
      James Shepherd r Jefferson ae 43
      "that I have in my customer the family Register of Births & Marriages kept by my late Father James Shepherd, deceased"
      ...
      James Shepherd and Mary Pressey was Married November 23 1780
      Lydia Shepherd was born March the 7 day 1781
      Margaret Shephard was born July the 1 Day 1783
      Mary Shepher wa born August the 27 1785
      Mathew Shepherd was born arch the 18 1790
      Elizabeth Shepherd was born May the 9 1793
      James Shepherd was born January the 15 on Friday 1796
      Nancy born June 29 1802
      James Shepherd
      State of Maine

      18 June 1839

      [Pages]
      James Shepherd r Jefferson ae 56 [1762]
      ...March or April 1777 enlisted
      ...
      9 May 1818

      [Pages]
      William Shepherd r Jefferson brother of James

      [Pages]
      Declaration of Mary Shepherd
      6 November 1838
      ...
      Mary Shepherd r Jefferson ae 76 [1762]
      ...
      m James Shepherd 23 November 1780
      he died Jefferson 24 July 1818

      [Pages]
      Deposition of Samuel Carlton r Whitefield ae 86
      2 October 1838
      ...
      acquainted with James Shepherd and Mary Pressey before their were marrried
      ...
      present at the home of Joseph Carleton at a place Called New Milford now Called Alna
      saw James Shepperd and Mary Pressey joined together in Marriaged by Benjamin Woodbury Esqr then a Justice of the Peace

      [Pages]

      [Deed]

      [Deed]
    • James Shepherd
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872
      Name: James Shepherd
      Year Range: 1818-1832
      Pension Office Place: Maine, USA
      The National Archives; Washington, D.C.; Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury; Record Group Title: Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group Number: 217; Series Number: T718; Roll Number: 2
      James Shepherd Died 24th July 1818
    • Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War
      Volume 14 Page114

      James Shepard. Ballstown (Also given Newcastle). Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col Joseph North's 2d Lincoln Co regt, r Ballstown; engaged for town of Ballstown; joined Capt Davis's co, Col Wigglesworth's regt; tern 3 years
      also
      Private. Major's co, Col Smith's regt; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 8 February 1777 to 8 February 1780
      also
      Capt Nathaniel Alexander's Co, Col Edward Wigglesworth's reg; return (year not given) r Newcastle, enlisted for town of Newcastle, mustered by Col Sewall
      also
      same co regt muster roll May 1778 dated Camp Valley Forge
      also
      same co and regt muster roll for June 1778 dated Camp near White Plains
      also
      same co and regt pay roll for Oct 1778
      also
      Major John Porter's co (late) Col Wigglesworth's regt commanded by Maj Porter; muster roll for March and April 1779 dated Providence reported on command at Newtown.